WRO-2018, World Robot Olympiad INDIA, India’s largest robotics competition organised by India STEM Foundation at The Arena, Trans Stadia, Kankaria, Ahmedabad, Gujarat on 15-16th September, 2018.
World Robot Olympiad, started in 2004, has developed to a truly global competition. WRO tournaments are organised in more than 60 countries and each season new country join this movement. The key objective of this Olympiad are to build scientific temperament and 21st century skills in student and foster an eco-system of tinkering aimed at promoting innovative and creative thinking. Government Organizations like Department of Science & Technology, National Council of Science Museums and Ministry of culture have supported the Olympiad.
In WRO-2018, The Adavnced Robotics Challenge (ARC), newest category introduced for participants of engineering students from age of 17-25 years. The games are designed to test older and more experienced student’s engineering and programming skills to the limit. The challenge is to make a robot that can score as many points as possible in a robot version of the Tetris game called Tetra Stack. The robot will locate, identify and stack interlocking colored shapes called tetra cubes within the stackling Form-a rectangular upright box.
AKGEC Team comprises of five students of 3rdB.Tech –Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering branch under the able guidance of Faculty Mentor-Astt. Prof. Gaurav Srivastava, participated in the ARC at WRO India competition. The competition was among top 20 teams reached to finals came from various part of country. This team has successfully scored highest marks in all three rounds of competition and secured 1stposition, while first runner up team was from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal and second runner up team was from SRM University, Chennai
Director Dr.R.K.Agarwal congratulated the all team members, Faculty and students, for their sparkling performance during ARC at WRO-2018.